The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will hold a public hearing on the proposed widening of U.S. Highway 80 from Interstate 30 to FM 460 in Dallas and Kaufman Counties.
The hearing will be held on June 25 at the Mesquite Convention Center, Salon A, located at 1700 Rodeo Drive, in Mesquite beginning at 6 p.m.
On Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 1:32 A.M., the Forney Police Department was dispatched to the area of Wyler Drive & Greenbelt Drive in reference to subjects burglarizing vehicles.
Patrol officers arrived in the area and began immediately searching for the subjects.
On June 12, 2019 the City of Forney Public Works Department mailed each of the city's water customers an official letter informing them that “high levels of lead and copper” have been discovered within the water system.
Because the community at large was not notified, the letter entitled “City of Forney Water Contains High Levels of Lead and/or Copper” is reprinted verbatim below.
The Office of Emergency Management continues to staff and monitor the respite center at the Latino Cultural Center at 2600 Live Oak St.
Three members of the Forney ISD Board of Trustees were sworn into office at the May 28, 2019 Forney ISD Board of Trustees meeting. All three members ran for office uncontested.
The board members who were sworn in included Chad Johnson, Place 5 (right), Becky Dobbs, Place 6 (second from right) and Christopher Andrews, Place 7 (center).
District Attorney Erleigh Norville Wiley announced today the conviction of Alexander James Chavez, 27, for Indecency with a Child by Sexual Contact.
Forney ISD announced the 2019 Counselor of the Year recently. Brianne DeAnda, the counselor at Rhea Elementary School was recognized with the honor at the school on Friday, May 24.
On Tuesday May 21, 2019 in the County Court at Law No.2 for Kaufman County, presided by the Honorable Bobby Rich, Kaufman County jurors found David Allen McHam guilty of Possession of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group I in an amount less than one gram.
Dallas City Council voted in favor of amending the city ordnance to eliminate the long-standing practice of issuing a fine when an item is returned late. Fees for replacing lost library cards and looking up account numbers were also eliminated.
At this week’s City Council meeting, the Rockwall Police Department was presented the award of “Recognized Law Enforcement Agency” from the Texas Police Chiefs Association Law Enforcement Recognition Program.